|The Adventures of Tartu|
AKA "Sabotage Agent" A beautiful girl! A dangerous mission! A Brit (Robert Donat) who happens to be fluent in both Rumanian and German -- and a top-notch chemist into the bargain -- is sent behind enemy lines to destroy a poison gas factory. Starts off as a credible spy thriller, with the Nazis really earning audience hatred, then morphs into a James Bond-style fantasia, complete with an enormous secret underground factory and an overdone superweapon...
Keywords: poison gas; superscience; propaganda; espionage; sabotage; secret agent; undercover; factory; hungary; chemist
Downloads: 5,513 (2 reviews)
|Port of New York - Aubrey Schenck, James T. Vaughn|
Port of New York is a 1949 film shot in semidocumentary style. The film is notable for being Yul Brynner's first movie. The film tells the story of a customs and treasury agent out to stop the distribution of opium, that came in on a ship in the Port of New York but was smuggled off by drug dealers. The leader of the drug dealers is the suave Vicola (Brynner).
Keywords: Semidocumentary; Crime; Drama; Film-Noir; Yul Brynner
Downloads: 25,306 (3 reviews)
|Salome Where She Danced - Walter Wanger, Alexander Golitzen|
The beautiful Yvonne De Carlo rules as the notorious "Lola Montez" who was the mistress of the King of Prussia and caused a revolution when he gave her the crown jewels. She then escaped to the American West to the Arizona town of "Salome" where she danced
Keywords: Drama; Western
Downloads: 7,123 (3 reviews)
|The Adventures of Tartu - Irving Asher|
The versatile Robert Donat is Captain Terrence Stevenson a.k.a. Jan Tartu, a British spy well versed in Russian and Rumanian that is assigned to aid Czech partisans in destroying a poison gas factory operated by Nazis.
Keywords: Drama; Romance; Thriller; War; Robert Donat
Downloads: 5,393 (3 reviews)
|Borderline - Milton H. Bren|
Fred MacMurray and Claire Trevor are caught in Mexican dope-smuggling ring, fearing each other is involved, but both undercover agents. Cast includes Raymond Burr. For more info on this film see its IMDB.com entry
Keywords: crime; adventure
Downloads: 27,012 (9 reviews)
|I Love Trouble|
A noirish detective yarn. The script is by Roy Huggins. Please be aware that the video quality is poor.
Keywords: Roy Huggins; detective
Downloads: 19,628 (7 reviews)
|Too Late for Tears|
This is pure noir. Lizabeth Scott and Arthur Kennedy are a couple who receive a satchel full of money that was intended for someone else (Dan Duryea). He wants to turn the cash over to the authorities; she wants to keep it---no matter what the consequenses: "Jane, Jane, what's happening to us---what's happening. The money sits down there in an old leather bag and yet it's tearing us apart. It's poison, Jane...
Keywords: noir; suspense; murder; crime
Downloads: 116,822 (14 reviews)
|The Chase - Seymour Nebenzal, Eugene Frenke|
Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott (Robert Cummings) a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman (Steve Cochran), a seeming gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie's lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna (Michèle Morgan) to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets...
Keywords: Film-Noir; Peter Lorre
Downloads: 48,222 (17 reviews)